Billingsgate Key, Quay

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Billingsgate Stairs —    Adjoining Billingsgate Dock on the west (Rocque, 1746). In Billingsgate Ward.    In Leake, 1666, called Belinsgate Key.    The quay of Billyngisgate is mentioned 2 H. IV. (Cal. P.R. H. IV. 1399 1400, p. 361).    The site is now occupied by a… …   Dictionary of London

  • Hammond's Quay —    On the south side of Lower Thames Street at No. 6 (P.O. Directory). In Billingsgate Ward, adjoining Cox s quay west.    First mention: 1559, Act of Parlt.    Also spelt : Hamonds Key (O. and M. 1677).    One of the Legal Quays established 1559 …   Dictionary of London

  • Gaunt's Key —    Between Hammond s Key east and Cox s Key west, in Billingsgate Ward (Rocque, 1746).    First mention: Made a general place for lading and discharging goods by Act of Parliament, 1559 (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 49).    Frontage, 31 ft. (Elmes,… …   Dictionary of London

  • Somer's Quay Stairs —    At the south end of Dark House Lane, formerly Somer s Key (O.S, 1880).    Site rebuilt for the extension of Billingsgate Market and the jetties there …   Dictionary of London

  • Dark House Lane —    1) South out of the eastern end of High Timber Street to the Thames. In Queenhithe Ward (Horwood, 1799).    Former names : Dark Lane (O. and M. 1677 Strype, 1755). le Derke lane, 1357 (Ct. H.W. I. 697).    The site is now occupied by… …   Dictionary of London

  • Christ Church, Spitalfields — is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Situated on Commercial Street, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, on the eastern border and facing the City of London, it was one of the first (and arguably …   Wikipedia

  • 2000 New Year Honours — The insignia of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George: Andrew Wood was awarded the Grand Cross in this Honours list. The New Year Honours 2000 for the United Kingdom were announced on 31 December 1999, to celebrate the year… …   Wikipedia

  • Nicholson's Wharf —    On the south side of Lower Thames Street at No. 12 (P.O. Directory). In Billingsgate Ward, east of Botolph s Wharf.    First mention: O.S.1875.    Former names: Nicholson s Gateway (O.S. 1848 51). Great Somers Quay and Lyon Key (q.v.) occupied …   Dictionary of London

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